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#21 big bri

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 12:43 PM

I like that story,great to see the picture,fair play to ya.

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Posted 03 March 2008 - 07:12 PM

Those are really slick looking. I'm still using my favorite set which are custom quick adjust 13 inch. You can adjust your lines from a fraction of an inch to inches with just a quick twist of the thumb screw.
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Posted 03 March 2008 - 08:19 PM

I got a pair of these from John, haven't had a chance to play around with 'em... But they look great!

Would LOVE to experiment with a standard 13" handle, using the same techniques. <grin>

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 12:39 PM

ME 2.I got a set from John a while ago.I used them a couple of times and passed them on to a freind who found them very easy to use and improved his confidence when setting up his lines
.Mr J.R sent me them for free....TOPMAN indeed.I passd them on for Free to my freind Paul.

What goes around.........

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 05:20 PM

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Posted 08 March 2008 - 01:05 AM

@ Kiteslinger
Nice picture, tell us more.
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Posted 08 March 2008 - 01:36 AM

I like the idea of the ever adjustable "pigtail" ( I know it is not really a pigtail) system. I spent an age the other day in a blustery field messing aout with a line. I know I should have just put them away for another Day and used a different lineset, but you know what it is like, once you stard messing with it you got to finish!!

If the handles were slimmer and more Rev shaped I would like them better. Still not able to comment much as I have not tried them.

Th last picture above from Kiteslinger looks to have similar pigtail mounting to the one Bri posted. To me the shape looks more Rev like so would feel more familiar in the hand.

I do not have the skill to experiment this way. Can anyone who has tried the handles give us a clue how they feel. I would have thought as long as the grip was about the same thickness and the handle the same length, as long as the position of the ends (relative to a Rev handle) was the same they would perform about the same? The CHUNKY look of the slip type pigtail handles sort of puts me off. However they might feel wonderfull.

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Posted 08 March 2008 - 02:04 AM

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I've seen some of these before on the kitebuilder fourm (cant remember who makes em) but I like the wrapping and the grips, still I need some Ti ones :D
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Posted 08 March 2008 - 04:28 AM

John Rawlins is your man[Skysail]

Johns a smashing fella.I asked him to send me some of the line feed toddles.I had seen the handles on a post he had made.John didnt know me from Adam,but sent me a set of full adjustable handles.
I sent John a suprise in return

A Big Bag Of UNCLE JOES MINT BALLS & SOME SASPARILLA CANDY.

The handles ive been exploreing are still on going btw.ATM,to make them from Stainless Steel bar,Which would look great ,but be a little heavy i think.They would look like the Titanium ones in size and discription.The cost would be around 35 a pair finished.I would have to get ten pairs made for the price to be garanteed at 35.
I think ther exspensive at that.What do you think guys.
Nobody wants to do them in Titanium.They all seem to think its hard work to work with and require a special tooling to turn.The materials are expensive also.

What do you think Fellas,,,,worth a try


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Posted 08 March 2008 - 04:44 AM

John Rawlins is your man[Skysail]

Johns a smashing fella.I asked him to send me some of the line feed toddles.I had seen the handles on a post he had made.John didnt know me from Adam,but sent me a set of full adjustable handles.
I sent John a suprise in return

A Big Bag Of UNCLE JOES MINT BALLS & SOME SASPARILLA CANDY.

The handles ive been exploreing are still on going btw.ATM,to make them from Stainless Steel bar,Which would look great ,but be a little heavy i think.They would look like the Titanium ones in size and discription.The cost would be around 35 a pair finished.I would have to get ten pairs made for the price to be garanteed at 35.
I think ther exspensive at that.What do you think guys.
Nobody wants to do them in Titanium.They all seem to think its hard work to work with and require a special tooling to turn.The materials are expensive also.

What do you think Fellas,,,,worth a try


BRIAN...


To be honest Bri you may as well have Rev ones at that price ?
GARY




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Posted 09 March 2008 - 07:53 AM

Jim Swanson aka. JIMBO on the kitebuilders forum made the handles if he has the time he might be able to take a request or 2 for them...... but they do come with a price



Link to some of his other handles and grips


http://www.jimbo64.com/002/

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 10:09 AM

Jim Swanson aka. JIMBO on the kitebuilders forum made the handles if he has the time he might be able to take a request or 2 for them...... but they do come with a price



Link to some of his other handles and grips


http://www.jimbo64.com/002/


WHICH ONES.The Titanium or striped ones

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 06:33 PM

Like the one I posted with photo

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Posted 10 March 2008 - 12:41 AM

HaHa,Ile never make the CID will i.

Thanks

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